Asia


Asian Stocks Advance After U.S. Markets Rally

Asian stocks rose Friday ahead of the first round of voting in France’s closely watched presidential election, after Wall Street rallied on strong corporate earnings. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 gained 0.8…

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Asian Stocks Recoup Losses in Cautious Trade; Oil Supports

Asian stocks erased early losses and edged higher on Thursday as steadying commodity prices, especially crude oil, prompted some bargain hunting by investors. But markets cautiously stuck to well-worn trading…

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Asian Markets Mixed After Small Wall Street Gain

Asian markets were mixed Monday after global finance ministers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism according to a weekend statement in the face of resistance from the Trump administration.…

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Global Stocks Drift as Investors Await Fed Meeting

Global stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve’s meeting, and a batch of economic and political events later this week.…

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Asian Stocks Firm Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report

Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to seven-week highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. Spreadbetters…

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Asian Stocks Rebound After Upbeat China Trade Data

Asian stocks erased early losses and edged higher on Wednesday as strong China trade data bolstered bets of a recovering global economy, though gains were capped by caution ahead of…

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Netanyahu Meets With Israeli Envoys in Asia-Pacific

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Monday at the Foreign Ministry in Yerushalayim with the heads of Israeli missions in the Asia-Pacific region: Addressing the diplomats, Netanyahu said: “The largest…

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China Markets Buoyed by Optimism Over Growth Outlook

Chinese share benchmarks rose Monday on optimism about the economic outlook after the annual session of the National People’s Congress opened in Beijing. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index drooped following North…

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